2018 Mercedes-Benz SL-class in Depth: The Date-Night Sports Car

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Calling the Mercedes-Benz SL-class a sports car is only telling half the story. This car offers a compelling blend of passenger comfort and driving excitement. It’s more than competent on a twisty road, and both of its available powertrains—a 362-hp V-6 and a 449-hp V-8—provide plenty of forward thrust. Drop the top, select Comfort mode, and switch on the optional massaging seats; it’s a luxury car that just happens to resemble a low-slung sports car. It’s even practical, sporting a much larger trunk than many of its rivals and a folding hardtop that keeps the cabin serene when up. Even though it’s aging, it still looks as good at speed as it does when parked at the front of the valet line, and its dual personality makes it perfect for a glamorous night out.  READ MORE ››


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